Beautification Awards 2018
The City of Creve Coeur Horticulture, Ecology and Beautification (HEB) Committee encourages all Creve Coeur residents, community groups and local businesses to participate in the biennial Beautification Contest. The HEB serves as contest judges. Winners will be notified by mail and announced in the residential newsletter. The deadline to submit nominations has passed. Judging will occur on June 6, 2018, weather permitting. For more information, contact Lauren Khawaja at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-872-2511.
2016 Beautification Awards
Congratulations to the 8th Biennial Beautification Contest Award Winners
Best in the City - 1 Broadview Farm Road
This stunning property has created many separate gardens. Espalier fruit trees, a huge drift of daylilies, bountiful blooming mophead hydrangeas, heirloom roses, an herb bed, and a stone path that invites guests to walk through lush planting beds make this garden attractive and welcoming.
Best Commercial – 600 Emerson Road
Creve Coeur Center
The common ground beckons employees and visitors to enjoy the serene outdoor environment. Whether viewing the mated pair of mute swans with their offspring while having lunch on tables beside the fountained
Best Use of Small Space – 49 Morwood Lane
Robert & Betty Levy
While meandering through the backyard gardens, visitors will marvel over numerous containers expertly planted with annuals, perennials
Best Use of Native Plants – 220 Carlyle Lake Drive
Dozens of beautiful well-placed Missouri native plants have been methodically labeled with their botanical and common names. Unusual shrubs, trees
Best Water Feature – 373 Hibler Court
Ralph & Pat Merola
This backyard transformation is true perfection. A cascading water feature, complete with numerous waterfalls is Zen-like. Each large, flat stone is precisely placed so that water rolls over it, falling peacefully onto the next stone, and downward to a small pond. Hostas, large and small, add to the tranquil, shade-filled setting.
Best Stormwater Solution/Raingarden – 700 Fairways Circle
This homeowner made lemonade from lemons. When heavy rains turned his side yard into a swamp, he created a dry creek bed. Rainwater passes through the dry creek, to a French drain, then
Best Butterfly Garden – 348 S. Mason Road
Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School
The property demonstrates the school’s commitment to getting students outdoors, exploring nature and creating gardens as part of the educational process.
Best Subdivision/Condominium Entrance/Common Ground - Corner of Mason and Conway roads
Broadview Farm Subdivision
The subdivision entrance has lovely stone pillars adorned with